Crazy: Android is coming to Intel processors

Crazy: Android is coming to Intel processors

Intel and Google jointly announced on Tuesday that future versions of Android will offer support for Intel’s Atom mobile processor family, meaning Android will finally make the jump from being ARM-exclusive, to also supporting x86.

The x86 instruction set has historically been used only in computers that run desktop operating systems, and the reduced instruction set ARM has been used in devices that run mobile operating systems.

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September 14, 2011